In the first weekly update on ETF flows of 2018, ETF Securities writes that gold ETPs received inflows of USD19.2 million, staging a strong start to the new year.
The SIX Swiss Exchange reports that for the year 2017 it had trading turnover of CHF1,345.9 billion an increase of 5.2 per cent year-on-year, with an average daily trading turnover of CHF5.4 billion.
Tradeweb, the electronic trading platform, reports that 2017 saw record inflows into ETFs of over USD400 billion through November, reflecting the institutional investor’s love affair with ETFs.
The latest European ETF Market Review from Thomson Reuters Lipper for November 2017 finds that ETF providers enjoyed net inflows of EUR9.5 billion in the month.
Research firm Morningstar has recently published its report on the popularity of index investing and questions about corporate governance and how far index managers will go to ensure that the companies they hold are acting in investors’ best interests.
China’s stable growth continues to attract investors. The recently announced GDP growth rate (6.8 per cent) for China reveals that the economy remains strong and healthy, fuelled by numerous factors, especially the significant rate of consumption by Chinese consumers.
Thomson Reuters Lipper figures reveal European ETF flows in October were below rolling 12-month average
The latest European ETF Market Review from Thomson Reuters Lipper for October 2017 reveals that the promoters of ETFs enjoyed net inflows of EUR6.6 billion in October.
Hang Seng Indexes Company has launched three indexes specifically designed for the southbound trading link of the Stock Connect Scheme.
The Australian ETF industry grew by nearly AUD1.5 billion in October (+4.7 per cent on the previous month), leaving funds under management across the industry at a new all-time high of AUD33.5 billion, according to the BetaShares Australian ETF Review – October 2017.
News came this week of the launch of the first gender equality ETF from Lyxor, based on a tailor-made index from German-based index provider Solactive.